Wikipedia has come under fire from a left-wing german politician, who is accusing the site of promoting the use of Nazi symbols, which are banned in Germany.
The politician, Katrina Schubert, has laid a complaint with police, alleging that the German language version of Wikipedia contains too much Nazi symbolism.
She particularly names an article on the Hitler Youth, which she says carries symbols to an extent and frequency way beyond what is needed for documentation and education.
Schubert is concerned that neo-Nazis could use open shared sites like Wikipedia as a platform.
Wikipedia has dismissed the claims, saying the self-regulating nature of the site ensures that no group can use it to prmote their own ends.